Most Colorado voters think their state has an affordable housing problem and want the government to intervene to solve it, a new poll from Magellan Strategies shows. The online survey of 508 registered Colorado voters between March 30 and April 2 revealed increasing support for policy initiatives to combat what more and more people describe […]
5 numbers that show why 2020 was never going to be an easy year for Cory Gardner in Colorado
Six years ago, Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper appeared on the same ballot. In the U.S. Senate race, Gardner — then a congressman — upset a Democratic incumbent senator in a strong Republican year. In the governor’s race, Hickenlooper beat back a GOP challenger to win his second term. Plenty of similarities exist between the […]
Polling shows support for a tax hike to pay for a Front Range passenger train. But the devil is in the details.
Polling released last week by the state shows that Colorado voters along the Front Range generally favor raising sales taxes to pay for a passenger train running from Fort Collins to Pueblo. But that’s just part of the story. What the survey didn’t test was by exactly how much voters would be willing to raise […]
7 Colorado political myths busted in the 2018 election
The extraordinary nature of the 2018 election in Colorado defied the conventional wisdom. Or as Rick Ridder, the veteran Democratic pollster and strategist argues, it’s the year of busted political myths. In a new analysis shared with The Colorado Sun, Ridder and associate Ariane Williams outline the myths that they contend were destroyed by the […]